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By Patrick Burnson · August 12, 2013
Major shippers still focus on speed-to-market and eliminating waste in the supply chain,” said Foster Finley, managing director at AlixPartners and head of its Logistics & Distribution Practice
By Patrick Burnson · August 6, 2013
Communication – whether it be technological or interpersonal – is the key to advancing every port’s agenda
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2013
Following the tragic event on July 6 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, when a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train carrying crude oil derailed, resulting in a massive explosion and 47 casualties, Transport Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the United States Department of Transportation, issued an emergency directive designed to increase rail safety.
By Patrick Burnson · July 30, 2013
With both China and India losing ground within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this past year, it appears that tiny Singapore is regaining business from U.S. multinationals seeking a stable shipping and sourcing alternative.
By Jeff Berman · July 29, 2013
An expert offers up advice for shippers regarding how to deal with rising diesel costs.
By Jeff Berman · July 22, 2013
It has only been barely three weeks since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules took effect. Before the July 1 effective date, there was (and still remains really) much speculation and conjecture surrounding exactly what the impact of the new rules is or will eventually turn out to be.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 17, 2013
A new study by Intermec on mobile technologies in logistics has a lesson for those of us inside the DC
By Patrick Burnson · July 15, 2013
Despite a promising start this year, U.S. exports are failing to gain the traction needed for sustainable long-term growth.
By Patrick Burnson · July 12, 2013
In the not-so-distant past the great cargo seaports in our global marketplace were fairly fixed destinations, with little incentive to change.
By Jeff Berman · July 11, 2013
Even if a sales tax is applied for online purchases, the e-commerce supply chain will likely emerge unscathed.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2013
Seasonally adjusted employment data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that staffing firms added 9,500 new jobs from May to June (up 0.4%).
By Jeff Berman · July 8, 2013
New Department of Transportation Secretary will need to hit the ground running in order to best address the myriad tasks at hand in his new gig.
By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2013
Jones Lang LaSalle’s Seaport Index traces port success to infrastructure improvements, connectivity, availability of distribution center space, and proximity to population density
By Patrick Burnson · July 3, 2013
While logistics managers may note that the ISM purchasing managers’ index (PMI) has bounced back over 50 to 50.9 in June from 49.0 in May, some economists maintain that such surveys may not mean much.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 3, 2013
A recovering economy and the re-shoring of manufacturing are driving demand

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